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Archbold, German Township Won't Support Countywide Fire District Study

The village of Archbold and German Township trustees have voted not to support a feasibility study looking at the possibility of creating a countywide fire protection district during the Monday, Aug. 18 village council meeting. More...

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Obituaries

Paul E. Keim

Paul Edward Keim died on Saturday, June 19, 2014, at Glaylord Hospital in Wallingford, Conn. Born on June 11, 1953, in Cleveland, he was the son of the late Edward and Margaret (Aughbaugh) Keim. More...

Public Record

Semi Rolls Over At Archbold Turnpike Exit

An Ohio State Highway Patrol report states a semi rolled over several times on the off-ramp at the Ohio Turnpike Exit 25, Archbold- Fayette interchange about 6:05 pm, Tuesday, Aug. 12. The report states Ronnie D. More...

Motorcycle Fire

Archbold firefighters were called to US20A east of Co. Rd. 26-1 on a report of a vehicle fire about 8:14 pm, Monday, Aug. 18. When they arrived they found this motorcycle ablaze. Foam was used to put out the fire. More...

Charged With Marijuana Offenses

Archbold police have charged a local man with illegal possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia following a Wednesday, Aug. 13 incident in the village. More...

Sports

AHS Golf Returns Five Letterwinners

The Archbold golf team, under the guidance of Mike Rosebrook, head coach, kicks off the 2014 season with three letterwinners on the boys squad and two on the girls side. More...

Nineteen Return For Archbold Girls Soccer

A lot of experience returns for the Archbold girls soccer team as the 2014 season kicks off. More...

PHS Soccer Falls To Lake

The Pettisville boys soccer team opened its season with a 1-0 loss at Lake, Saturday, Aug. 16. The Flyers scored the game’s only goal on a 45-yard hard shot from the wing. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical Sunday: Nick Hudson, worship leader; worship team, offertory. Message, “Exodus 13: Look Back to Move Forward,” Levi Stuckey. Lockport Mennonite More...

Organizations

Blood Drive Western Lake Erie Region of the American Red Cross blood drive: Saturday, Aug. 23, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Fayette Church of the Nazarene, 511 S. Fayette St., Fayette. Mood Disorders More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center Aug. 6: Kara & Bobby Cowell, Archbold, girl; Kelly Plassman & John Sierra, Archbold, boy. Aug. 7: Kendra Cox, Wauseon, boy. Aug. 9: Bethany & Matthew Stuckey, Archbold, girl. Aug. More...

Breaking News - 1:26 PM

Man Indicted In Pettisville Grain Company Theft

Scott Haselman, Fulton County proseucting attorney, announced Wednesday, Aug. 20, that Tyler L. More...

No Resolution In Scooter Case

A pre-trial conference in Archbold’s infamous mobility scooter case produced no resolution, Friday, Aug. 15. More...

Schnitkey Helps Sauder Village Get New Horse

Eight-year-old Kara Schnitkey, who lives on a farm near Ridgeville Corners, loves horses. Since she was little, she’s enjoyed visiting the horses at Sauder Village. Whenever she visits, she always goes on carriage rides. More...

News

Hodges Appointed Director Of Ohio Department Of Health

Rick Hodges, AHS ‘82 and an Archbold native, was named director of the Ohio Department of Health on Friday, Aug. 1, by John Kasich, governor. More...

Three Lost Money To Phone Scam

Paul Siebenmorgen, president and chief executive offi- cer of Farmers & Merchants State Bank, said three people lost money to a telephone and text-message scam that targeted Archbold and the surrounding area last week. Starting Monday, Aug. More...

Four Inducted Into Fulton County Ag Hall Of Fame

Four persons have been named to the 2014 Fulton County Agricultural Hall of Fame. Inductees are Lloyd E. Graber, Clinton Township; Harold Holland, Amboy Township; Maurice Jones, Chesterfield Township; and William Shininger, Fulton Township. More...

People

Couple Celebrates 50th Anniversary

Curt and Nancy Cooley, Fayette, are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary. Curt Cooley and Nancy Powers were married on Aug. 23, 1964, by Rev. Robert Rector at the Fayette United Methodist Church. More...

Nofzigers Observe 50th Anniversary

Burdell and Janice Nofziger, Archbold, are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary. Burdell Nofziger and Janice Harper were married Aug. 21, 1964, at St. John’s Christian Church, Archbold. More...

Earns Degree

Jacob Badenhop, AHS ‘10, son of Jim and Bonnie, received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Capital University, Bexley, during a commencement ceremony in May. More...

Opinion

Train Trouble

The Norfolk Southern railroad was at best, inconsiderate, and at worst, recklessly indifferent, when it allowed trains to block the Defi- ance Street crossing much of Saturday. More...

Ferguson, Mo.; An Ongoing Tragedy

An unarmed young black man is shot and killed by a white police officer, an event that occurs all too often in America. Parents and family members grieve; their friends and neighbors take to the streets to vent their anger and frustration. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Aug. 25, 2004 Metal detectors swept the supposed site of the original 1834 Lauber Cabin, the first settlement in German Township, and turned up artifacts from that time period. More...